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Autumn in Burlington

Our home in Burlington has a beautiful maple tree in the front yard. I love the contrast between the tree’s yellow leaves and dark branches. In the right light, it almost looks like butterscotch and chocolate.

Most of northern Vermont and the higher elevations are past peak foliage. But it’s a different story along Lake Champlain, which stretches 120 miles from the Quebec border to Rutland County. Even though Burlington is in northern Vermont, the foliage here – and in other lakeside communities – turns later.

When I walked outside my front door this week and saw the beautiful maple tree with its yellow leaves, I knew what it meant. Foliage season is winding down, and like every year, it went by too fast.

Burlington, fall foliage, Lake Champlain, Scenic, Travel Tips
  • Larry
    Posted at 19:53h, 21 October Reply

    Love the yellow color.With your description I’m going to be looking for those round Lindor’s truffles that are in yellow.

  • Hilke Breder
    Posted at 21:50h, 21 October Reply

    I can look into such canopy and just dream…. Fall is such a beautiful season here in VT, bitter sweet because it goes by so fast.

  • Erin @ I Heart New England
    Posted at 23:28h, 21 October Reply

    One of my dreams is to see Vermont in autumn!

  • From Beyond My Kitchen Window
    Posted at 02:54h, 22 October Reply

    Thank you for visiting my blog and becoming a follower. Your blog is lovely and showcases the great state of Vermont so nicely.Looking forward to many visits.

  • Leeann @ Join the Gossip
    Posted at 05:58h, 22 October Reply

    So pretty!

  • ~Kristen~
    Posted at 18:59h, 22 October Reply

    Beautiful photo!!!

    I am visiting you from Erin’s blog! Love “meeting” fellow New Englanders! 🙂

  • elvira pajarola
    Posted at 20:02h, 22 October Reply

    FABULOUS YELLOW…! Autumn is not all over the same….it is wonderful to see other colours of this special season!!

    Hope you are well, Erica!
    ciao ciao elvira

  • Steve Borichevsky
    Posted at 21:40h, 22 October Reply

    One of my most vivid memories of the fall colors that I hung onto when I was living in the west was walking down Maple Avenue from campus in the fall, under the maple trees that lined the street. The sun was streaming through the brilliant colors. Ah, Burlington in the fall.

  • Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes
    Posted at 20:17h, 23 October Reply

    This is my first visit to your blog, it’s lovely! I will be back as I’m now a follower! I have friends that live in the Burlington area – it’s so beautiful there. We haven’t been to VT in a few years, we’re due! Looking forward to your “visit.” I enjoyed my visit today!

  • Erica Houskeeper
    Posted at 20:52h, 24 October Reply

    Thanks Larry! All weekend I thought of Lindor’s when I saw a maple tree.

    Hi Hilke — You are absolutely right!

    Hi Erin — I hope you come up to VT in the fall soon! Maybe next year?

    From Beyond My Kitchen Window — Thanks so much for stopping by. I just started following you too!

    Thank you Leeann!

    Hi Kristen — Thanks for visiting. I just started visiting your blog too. I’m counting down the days until the big 4-0 too! I’ve got about 59 to go.

    Hi Elvira — I have been thinking about you. Thanks for your kind words. Hope you are doing well too!

    Hi Steve — That’s a wonderful memory. Burlington in the fall is pretty awesome.

    Hi Ocean Breezes — Thanks for visiting. I just started following your blog too. Looking forward to reading your posts!

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